March 17, 2004

Bears Go 3-1 at League Tournament

March 17, 2004

PROVIDENCE, RI - The women's water polo team (9-3) cruised past its competition at the League Tournament, hosted by Harvard on Saturday and Sunday, March 13 and 14. On the first day, Brown defeated Connecticut College (15-2) and Harvard (3-1), before earning a 12-2 victory over Connecticut College on Sunday. Brown lost a heart-breaking 5-4 decision to Harvard in its final game of the Tournament.

In the first game against Connecticut College, freshman Claire Angyal (Sydney, Australia) led the way with four goals, while junior Diana Livermore (Menlo Park, CA) added three goals. The following Bears each added one goal, for the final 15-2: seniors Sonia Lamel (Lafayette, CA), Jackie Parente (Los Angeles, CA), and Jeanie Ward-Waller (San Antonio, TX), and freshmen Elizabeth Balassone (Los Altos, CA), Meredith Daniels (Naperville, IL), Caitlin Fahey (Seattle, WA), Paige Lansing (Newport Beach, CA), and Erica Trauba (Salt Lake City, UT). Daniels also led the Bears with three steals, while freshman Karlyanna Kopra (Kamuela, HI) made two saves in three quarters of action in net.

In game one against Harvard, Parenta led Brown with two goals, while senior Lauren McGeoch (Cupertino, CA) added one goal. Ward-Waller led the Bears, drawing three kick-outs, while sophomore Allison Biner (Moraga, CA) added three steals. Senior Keira Heggie (Miami, FL) stopped 10 shots in net.

On Sunday, against Connecticut College, Balassone led Brown with four goals, while Fahey added two goals. Daniels, Lansing, Parente, Trauba, junior Kristen Vollmer (San Antonio, TX), and freshman Julia Lippe-Klein (Palo Alto, CA) each scored one goal. Kopra recorded seven saves in net.

In Sunday's game against Harvard, Parente led Brown with two goals, while Ward-Waller and Lamel each scored one. Ward-Waller also led the Bears with four drawn kick-outs, while Balassone, Fahey, and Lamel each drew one. Heggie stopped six shots in net.

The Bears continue action on Saturday March 27th, when it hosts Siena, Utica, and Marist.